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[sticky post] Terry Lee Mathews, 1974-2013

Terry MathewsThis is a sticky entry (i.e., it will always be shown as the top entry on my latest entries page) about Terry Lee Mathews, known on LiveJournal as mountain_hiker. Terry passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2013 at Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He was a 1993 graduate of Widefield High School and a 1999 graduate of University of Colorado at Colorado Springs with a bachelor's in Geography. An avid mountaineer and photographer, he is survived by his parents, Louis and Yong Chi (Nancy); a brother, Tom; three nieces and a nephew; his cats, Luna and Menchi; and numerous friends. Terry's ashes will be scattered in the mountains he loved so much.

A celebration of life was held Saturday, July 27th at Garden of the Gods. Mark Hayes Photography covered the memorial event; online galleries are available on Facebook and on his website, where you may purchase prints. He also wrote a blog post about the event.

Terry's ashes were taken to the summit of Crestone Needle in August. Britt Jones made a video from that trip; it's viewable at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fk1lGUmrPvs

There is a a memorial page for Terry on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Memorial-To-Terry-Lee-Mathews/221868637964121

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Terry, elsewhere on the Internet: obituary | 14ers.com profile / memorial thread | Google+ | LinkedIn | State of Euphoria (personal website) | SummitPost

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oddharmonic
Jul. 17th, 2013 06:40 pm (UTC)
I have made arrangements with a professional photographer to cover the service. There will be an online gallery afterward.
lylith
Jul. 17th, 2013 08:22 pm (UTC)
Thank you so much! You are a really wonderful person. *hugs*
lylith
Jul. 19th, 2013 06:39 pm (UTC)
I am able to host any/all photos you or friends and family want on my photo gallery. Terry would get his own album and it could be set to public or password protected. http://lylith.com/zen/ Just an option if wanted or needed.
oddharmonic
Jul. 19th, 2013 07:36 pm (UTC)
Thank you for the offer. Hosting is part of the package from the photographer so that's set. If someone wants to purchase a full set of digital files, I can ask about mirroring or hosting elsewhere. (I may later since Terry's dad has mentioned wanting to make a printed memory book.)

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